Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Women Quotes and Sayings



You see, dear, it is not true that woman was made from man's rib; she was really made from his funny bone.
{J. M. Barrie, What Every Woman Knows}

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
{Aristotle Onassis}

I married beneath me-all women do.
{Nancy Astor, speech, Oldham, England, 1951}

Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weakness.
{Marie de Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise du Deffand, Letters to Voltaire}

Women dress alike all over the world; they dress to be annoying to other women.
{Elsa Schiaparelli}

If President Nixon's secretary, Rosemary Woods, had been Moses' secretary, there would only be eight commandments.
{Art Buchwald, 1974}

Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.
{Oscar Wilde}

She wore a short skirt and a tight sweater and her figure described a set of parabolas that could cause cardiac arrest in a yak.
{Woody Allen, Getting Even, 1973}

Pd rather have two girls at seventeen than one at thirty-four.
{Fred Allen}

When a woman comes to her glass, she does not employ her time in making herself look more advantageously what she really is, but endeavours to be as much another creature as she possibly can. Whether this happens they stay so long and attend their work so diligently that they forget the faces and persons which they first sat down with, or whatever it is, they seldom rise from the toilet the same woman they appeared when they began to dress.
{Joseph Addison} 

All women are basically in competition with each other for a handful of eligible men.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966}

Women are in league with each other, a secret conspiracy of hearts and pheromones.  
{Camille Paglia}

When I glimpse the backs of women's knees I seem to hear the first movement of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony.
{Author Unknown}

No woman wants to see herself too clearly.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966}

I prefer the word homemaker, because housewife always implies that there may be a wife some, place else.
{Bella Abzug}

Women go to beauty parlours, for the unmussed look men hate.
{Mignon McLaughlin}

Women polish the silver and water the plants and wait to be really needed.
{Mignon McLaughlin}
 
The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
{Yves Saint Laurent}

You have to have the kind of body that doesn't need a girdle in order to get to pose in one.
{Carolyn Kenmore}

Pve reached the age where competence is a turn-on.
{Billy Joel}

You know, women always could endure more than men. Not only physically, but mentally-did you ever get a peek at some of the husbands?
{Will Rogers}

[T] he first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on woman.
{Nancy Astor, My Two Countries} 

A woman asks little of love; only that she be able to feel like a heroine.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966}

The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.
{Helen Rowland}

I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
{George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss}

If your husband expects you to laugh, do so; if he expects you to cry; don't; if you don't know what he expects, what are you doing married?
{Mignon McLaughlin}
 
I do not spoil women...I don't send them flowers and gifts...I am saving those gestures until I am an unpleasant old man who must resort to bribery to win a woman's synthetic affections.
{George Sanders}

Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty-eight and forty.
{James Thurber, Time, 15 August 1960}

Dramatic art in her opinion is knowing how to fill a sweater.
{Bette Davis, about Jayne Mansfield}

A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
{Washington Irving}

Women who make men talk better than they are accustomed to are always popular.
{E. V. Lucas}

I'm not against half naked girls-not as often as I'd like to be.
{Benny Hill}

You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby cmcrging from her at that moment.
{Dave Barry, ''Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn''}

Women are afraid of mice and of murder, and of very little in between.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Ncurotic's Notcbook, 1966}

A woman should be an illusion.
{Ian Fleming}

If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her  the benefit of the doubt.
{Thomas Carlyle}

Women who feel naked without their lipstick are well over thirty.
{Mignon McLaughlin} 

Women are like dogs really, They love like dogs, a little insistently. And they like to fetch and carry and come back wistfully after hard words, and learn rather easily to carry a basket.
{Mary Roberts Rinehart}

It's the good girls who keep the diaries; the bad girls never have the time.
{Tallulah Bankhead}

A husband only worries about a particular Other Man; a wife distrusts her whole species.
{Mignon McLaughlin}

I believe you should place a woman on a pedestal, high enough so you can look up her dress.
{Steve Martin}

A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
{Karl Kraus}

Variability is one the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.
{O.K.. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions, 1910}

Brains are an asset, if you hide them.
{Mae West}

Once a woman has given you her heart, you can never get rid of the rest of her.
{John Vanbrugh, The Relapse, 1696}

Is it too much to ask that women be spared the daily struggle for superhuman beauty in order to offer it to the caresses of a sub humanly ugly mate?
-Germaine Greer, The female Eunuch, 1970
A woman can look both moral and exciting...if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
{Edna Ferber}

Do you not know I am a woman? When I think, I must speak.
{William Shakespeare, As You like It}

Being a woman is of pecial interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
{Fran Lebowitz}

 You're booty blinded. You know what that is? It's like being snow blinded only it ain't no snow, it's a cute little piccc of ass.
{From the movie I Spy}

Women are never landlocked; they're always mere minutes away from the briny deep of tears.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Ncurotic's Notebook, 1966}

Nature has given women so much power, that the law has very wisely given them little.
{Samuel Johnson}

Women speak two languages-one of which is verbal.
{William Shakespeare}

I hate women, because they always know where things are.
{Voltaire}

Good-looking girls break hearts, and goodhearted girls mend them.
{Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Ncurotic's Notebook, 1966}

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue.
{Hermione Gin gold}

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